Hydrocortisone

Hydrocortisone

Synonyms Cortisol; 17-Hydroxycorticosterone; Kendall's Compound F; 4-Pregnene-11b,17a,21-triol-3,20-dione; Reichstein's Substance M; 11b,17a,21-Trihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione; δ4-Pregnen-11β,17α,21-triol-3,20-dione

CAS Number: 50-23-7 Molecular Formula: C21H30O5 Molecular Weight: 362.466 g/mol

Beilstein Registry Number: 1354819 EC Number: 200-020-1 MDL Number: MFCD00011654

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Description

Product Description

Hydrocortisone

Application Notes

Hydrocortisone's primary functions are to increase blood sugar through gluconeogenesis; suppress the immune system; and aid in fat, protein and carbohydrate metabolism. It also decreases bone formation. Various synthetic forms of cortisol are used to treat a variety of diseases.

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Key Applications

Growth Factors||Hormones

Specifications
SKU 02194569-CF
Alternate Names Cortisol; 17-Hydroxycorticosterone; Kendall's Compound F; 4-Pregnene-11b,17a,21-triol-3,20-dione; Reichstein's Substance M; 11b,17a,21-Trihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione; δ4-Pregnen-11β,17α,21-triol-3,20-dione
Application Notes Hydrocortisone's primary functions are to increase blood sugar through gluconeogenesis; suppress the immune system; and aid in fat, protein and carbohydrate metabolism. It also decreases bone formation. Various synthetic forms of cortisol are used to treat a variety of diseases.
Beilstein Registry Number 1354819
Biochemical Physiological Actions Primary glucocorticoid secreted by the adrenal cortex. It has three times the anti-inflammatory potency of corticosterone but much lower Na+ retention potency.
EC Number 200-020-1
Format powder
Grade Cell Culture Reagent
Hazard Statements H361
Applications Growth Factors||Hormones
Loss on Drying ≤1%
MDL # MFCD00011654
Melting Point 220 °C
Molecular Formula C21H30O5
Molecular Weight 362.466 g/mol
Optical Rotation +160 ± 10 ° (c=1, methanol)
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Full-face particle respirator, Gloves, Respirator cartridge, Respirator filter
Physical Appearance White Powder
Product Families Description Hydrocortisone
Product Overview Hydrocortisone
Purity ≥97%
RTECS Number GM8925000
Safety Symbol GHS08
Solubility Water Solubility320 mg/L (at 25 °C)
Sterilization of Solutions Solutions can be sterile filtered using a 0.2 µm membrane.
Storage and Handling Store at Room Temperature (15-30 °C); protect from light.
Typical Working Concentration Typical stock solutions can be prepared at concentrations of 50-500 mg solid (total powder) in 1 mL water
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.
UV Visible Absorbance 241 ± 3 nm (methanol)
Vapor Pressure 1.35X10-13 mm Hg at 25 deg C (est)